P pyriferum
Guava Gua"va, n. [Sp. guayaba the guava fruit, guayabo the guava tree; prob. fr. the native West Indian name.] A tropical tree, or its fruit, of the genus {Psidium}. Two varieties are well known, the {P. pyriferum}, or {white guava}, and {P. pomiferum}, or {red guava}. The fruit or berry is shaped like a pomegranate, but is much smaller. It is somewhat astringent, but makes a delicious jelly. [1913 Webster]

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  • P pomiferum — Guava Gua va, n. [Sp. guayaba the guava fruit, guayabo the guava tree; prob. fr. the native West Indian name.] A tropical tree, or its fruit, of the genus {Psidium}. Two varieties are well known, the {P. pyriferum}, or {white guava}, and {P.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • PSIDIUM GUAJAVA L. - ГУАЙЯВА ПЕРУАНСКАЯ — см. 678. Кустарник. Дерево. P. guajava L. Г. перуанская Sp. pl. (1753) 470. Popenoe (1920) 273, f. Букасов (1930) 361. Hamilton (1956) 92. S у n. P. cujavus L.; P. pyriferum L.; P. pomiferum L.; P. aromaticum Blanco (non Aubl.); Guajava pyrifera… …   Справочник растений

  • Psidĭum — (P. L., Gujavabaum), Pflanzengattung aus der Familie der Myrtaceae Myrteae, 12. Kl. 1. Ordn. L.; Arten: P. aromaticum, in Cayenne u. Gujana, mit kirschengroßen, wohlschmeckenden Früchten; P. pomiferum, Strauch[665] mit apfelähnlichen, säuerlich… …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Nahrungspflanzen — Fig. 1. Dioscorea Batatas Dcsne. (Yamswurzel, Igname, chinesische Kartoffel, Brotwurzel), eine ausdauernde Schlingpflanze aus der Familie der Dioskoreazeen mit knolligem, fleischigem Rhizom, rankenden Stengeln, herzpfeilförmigen Blättern,… …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Psidium — Psidĭum L., Pflanzengattg. der Myrtazeen im trop. und subtrop. Amerika. Die Früchte von P. pyrifĕrum L., P. pomifĕrum L. und bes. von P. sapidissĭmum Jacq., der überall in den Tropen kultivierten Guaven , Guajava oder Gujavabäume, liefern ein… …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • Guava — Gua va, n. [Sp. guayaba the guava fruit, guayabo the guava tree; prob. fr. the native West Indian name.] A tropical tree, or its fruit, of the genus {Psidium}. Two varieties are well known, the {P. pyriferum}, or {white guava}, and {P. pomiferum} …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • red guava — Guava Gua va, n. [Sp. guayaba the guava fruit, guayabo the guava tree; prob. fr. the native West Indian name.] A tropical tree, or its fruit, of the genus {Psidium}. Two varieties are well known, the {P. pyriferum}, or {white guava}, and {P.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • white guava — Guava Gua va, n. [Sp. guayaba the guava fruit, guayabo the guava tree; prob. fr. the native West Indian name.] A tropical tree, or its fruit, of the genus {Psidium}. Two varieties are well known, the {P. pyriferum}, or {white guava}, and {P.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Psidium guajava —   Guayaba manzana ( …   Wikipedia Español

  • Bryum — Bryum …   Wikipédia en Français

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